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English Definitionlunar New Year's Eve
Simplified Script除夕
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinchúxī, Taiwan pr. chúxì
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄔㄨˊ ㄒㄧ
Cantonese (Jyutping)ceoi4zik6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure WordsNone
Topical Word Lists
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
chúto get rid of; to remove; to exclude; to eliminate; to wipe out; to divide; except; not including
dusk; evening

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
除了…以外chúle … yǐwàibesides; apart from; in addition to; except for
除非chúfēionly if (..., or otherwise, ...); only when; only in the case that; unless
除了chúlebesides; apart from (... also...); in addition to; except (for)
除外chúwàito exclude; not including something (when counting or listing); except for
除此之外chú cǐ zhīwàiapart from this; in addition to this
Words With Same Tail Word    
前夕qiánxīeve; the day before
七夕qīxīdouble seven festival, evening of seventh of lunar seventh month; girls' festival; Chinese Valentine's day, when Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎织女 are allowed their annual meeting
月夕yuèxīMid-autumn Festival on lunar 15th August
朝夕zhāoxīmorning and night; all the time
旦夕dànxīin a very short time
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